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Journalism Schools in Alaska

There are two schools in the state of Alaska offering journalism programs. In 2010, 30 students graduated from programs at Alaska journalism schools.

Overview

On average, 38 students graduate from journalism programs in this state every year. 30 students graduated with a bachelor's level journalism degree in 2010.

Two journalism schools are in Alaska. And of these, two schools are public. Public journalism school tuition varies from $5,186 to $5,358.

Average tuition for journalism programs is $5,268. While the lowest tuition in this state is at the University of Alaska Anchorage, the highest tuition for journalism programs, which is $5,358 each year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Alaska schools offer bachelors degrees in journalism. No undergraduate level journalism students sought masters level degrees.

Journalism Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

On average, 38 students graduate from journalism programs in this state every year. 30 students graduated with a bachelor's level journalism degree in 2010.

Journalism Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Bachelor 2006: 51
  • Bachelor 2007: 55
  • Bachelor 2008: 47
  • Bachelor 2009: 34
  • Bachelor 2010: 30

Journalism Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in Alaska offer a total of two programs in journalism.

Journalism Program Availability in Alaska

  • Bachelor: 2

Career Trends

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

Reporters and Correspondents — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27660
  • 25th Percentile: 31800
  • Median: 36730
  • 75th Percentile: 47240
  • 90th Percentile: 55050

Career Trends

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

Reporters and Correspondents — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36490
  • Median Salary 2007: 35290
  • Median Salary 2008: 33730
  • Median Salary 2009: 34940
  • Median Salary 2010: 36730
  • Total Employed 2006: 220
  • Total Employed 2007: 250
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Alaska vs National Journalism Employment

Alaska vs National Journalism Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.315% (160)

Journalism Schools in Alaska

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1. Prince William Sound Community College

303 Lowe Street
Valdez, AK 99686-0097
(907) 834-1600

Founded in 1978, Prince William Sound Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in Valdez, Alaska, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Alaska. This community college offers subjects such as journalism, special education, and acting. This very small college offers five certificates and seven degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 548 students sought degrees from the seven programs at this community college. This college is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It is one of 3 community colleges in Alaska.

2. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska and Alaska offers one program in journalism. Overall, 9,855 students pursue degrees in 200 programs at this university. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Alaska offering journalism in terms of programs.

3. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage offers one program in journalism and UAA is near the center of the city. 18,154 students pursue degrees in 192 University of Alaska Anchorage programs, overall. UAA is the biggest institution in the state of Alaska offering journalism in terms of programs.